Definition of subtract verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    subtract

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//səbˈtrækt//
     
    [transitive, intransitive]subtract (something) (from something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they subtract
     
    he / she / it subtracts
     
    past simple subtracted
     
    -ing form subtracting
     
     
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  1. 1to take a number or an amount away from another number or amount synonym take away
  2. 2 6 subtracted from 9 is 3. opposite add
subtraction
 
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NAmE//səbˈtrækʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable] compare addition
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